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Banks to remain closed for consecutive 5 days in the month of April

Banks are likely to be shut for consecutive five days during the month of April 2022 starting from April 1 and for 15 days in the entire month.

The holidays are determined by the Reserve Bank of India in April 2022.

Banks will remain closed due to the closing of annual accounts on the beginning of the month, i.e on the 1st of April which is reserved for bank staff every year. At the same time, in some areas of India Banks will be closed for as many as four days on account of Ambedkar Jayanti, Good Friday, Bohag Bihu.

Here is the List of bank holidays in April 2022

April 1: Yearly closing of bank account. Banks in most places will be shut except Aizawl, Chandigarh, Shillong and Shimla.

April 2: Gudi Padwa/Ugadi Festival/1st Navratra/Telugu New Year’s Day/Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba). Banks in Belapur, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji and Srinagar will be closed.

April 4: Sarhul. Banks in Ranchi region will be shut.

April 5: Babu Jagjivan Ram’s birthday. Banks in the Hyderabad region will be closed.

April 14: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Mahavir Jayanti/Baisakhi/Vaisakhi/Tamil New Year’s Day/Cheiraoba/Biju Festival/Bohag Bihu. Banks in most places will be shut except Shillong and Shimla.

April 15: Good Friday/Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)/Himachal Day/Vishu/Bohag Bihu. Banks in most places will be shut except Jaipur, Jammu and Srinagar.

April 16: Bohag Bihu. Banks in the Guwahati region will be closed.

April 21: Garia Puja. Banks that are located in Agartala will be shut.

April 29: Shab-I-Qadr/Jumat-ul-Vida. Banks in Jammu and Srinagar region will be closed.

List of Weekend Leaves 

April 3 : Sunday

April 9: Second Saturday

April 10: Sunday

April 17: Sunday

April 23: Fourth Saturday

April 24: Sunday

Reserve Bank places bank holidays under three separate brackets. These are — ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act’, ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday’ and ‘Banks’ Closing of Accounts’.

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